The Eurasian Eagle-Owl is a very large, powerful bird, smaller than the Golden Eagle but larger than the Snowy Owl. It's often called the world's largest owl, tho the Blakiston's Fish Owl is slightly heavier and the Great Grey Owl is slightly longer.
A Transcendentalist place to go is a place where you can look at the stars. The trees in this picture represent how people reach for the stars. A peaceful and quiet place like this is definitely a transcendentalist location.